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Tips for Grilling Out Safely

Each year, thousands of people fire up their grills, stoke up the coals and break out the steaks for the start of barbecuing season. Grilling is one of the best “no muss, no fuss” food preparation methods. It’s also a low-fat preparation method and has natural flavoring properties. Although most of the time you’ll be […]

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Avian Influenza – Take a Few Precautions

From Dr. Paul McGraw, WDATP State Veterinarian: “Gathering poultry together increases the chances of exposure to the virus,” McGraw says. “Returning the same poultry to their home farms increases the likelihood of spreading the disease.” Commercial poultry producers, backyard flock owners and poultry exhibitioners are encouraged to use proper biosecurity methods, including restricting poultry exposure […]


2015 WI Master Gardener Association Conference

The Wisconsin Master Gardener Association (WIMGA) is holding their 2015 Annual Conference in La Crosse on July 31st and August1st at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center.  The Bluff Country Master Gardener Association is hosting this event.  All Master Gardener Volunteers and anyone who wants to learn more about gardening is welcome.  For more information, […]